The physics section of the Department of Radiation Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University provides medical physics services at the main campus and off-campus affiliates. The main department campus, Marquam Hill, has four vaults; a Tomotherapy HD unit, two Elekta Versa HD’s, and a Varian TrueBeam treatment unit. Additionally, we possess an Intrabeam unit, a Mobetron device, a Flexitron HDR unit, and a CT simulator. Planning systems include Eclipse, Oncentra, Plaque Simulator, iPlan, TomoPlan, Monaco, Velocity, and MIM. Affiliates include The Dalles, Hillsboro, and Beaverton; each having a single linear accelerator for external beam radiation therapy.
The Department of Radiation Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University is seeking a board-certified or board-eligible faculty medical physicist. This appointee will join a team of 15 physicists and 10 dosimetrists, plus trainees. Successful candidates are expected to contribute to the clinical, research, and educational missions of the physics section, Department, and School of Medicine.
Reporting to the Vice Chair & Director of Physics, the appointee will provide technical expertise and clinical support in patient treatment planning, therapy machine/radioactive sources calibration, radiation safety, and new technology research and clinical implementation. The appointee must have a strong clinical background, excellent communication skills, and a strong interest in academic medical physics. Teaching responsibilities include the OHSU Clinical Medical Physics and physician residency programs, developing and teaching within the OHSU Medical Physics graduate courses, and supervising MS and PhD students’ research.
The duties of this position include the following, consistent with AAPM PP 1-J and MPPG 10.a:
Apply here online. Please upload a cover letter describing your interest, qualification and experiences relevant to the job description, and a curriculum vitae.